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Friday, 4. June 2010   
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Open 50 - Vendee-St. Petersburg - Leg 2 - 'Actual' closes gap to 'Crêpes Whaou 3'
Racing nearly side-by-side past the outer Dutch islands with less than 700 miles to the finish, the two frontrunners are again doing a horizon job on the fleet, which is still struggling in the Oresund. 'Actual' and Yves Le Blevec made up some distance to leader 'Crêpes Whaou ! 3' and Franck-Yves Excoffier, posting an average speed of 17.7 knots over the last 24 hours, which translates into a sailing speeds of around 23-24 knots. Third are Loick Fequet and 'Crêpes Whaou ! 2' 162 miles behind the leaders. Initially expected to finish on Monday, it now looks like first tow boats could cross the line on Sunday. The latest report and the race viewer.

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